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The first unit for retail of the Saab 9-4X Crossover has left the assembly line plant in Ramos Arizpe in Mexico.

The President and CEO of Saab, Jan Åke Jonsson, was present at the start of regular production, only three months after the global launch of the 9-4X Motor Show Los Angeles, and has been accompanied by Executive Director Vehicle Line, Anders Svensson, and Product Manager of the 9-4X, Mikael Jacobsson.

The first vehicle with the chassis # 00001 is an Aero in Metallic Ice Pearl with an 2.8 V6 engine and will go to a media presentation in the United States before being sent to Sweden for display at the Saab museum.

“This is a great day for Saab,” said Jonsson. “The arrival of the 9-4X is another important step in developing our business plan. This car, sporty and distinctive, we can significantly expand the appeal of our brand and gives us access to a new market segment of vigorous growth, specially in America. ”

With the advanced XWD all-wheel drive and adaptive chassis control, the 9-4X will begin marketing in the United States in May. In Europe and other global markets, sales are scheduled from August.
With thanks to www.saabsunited.com

1st 9-4x

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Motorsports

  • Who was Erik Carlsson?

    Erik Carlsson

     

     

    Many new members to the Club ask the same question -  “Who is Erik Carlsson?”  I suppose a lot of people who were not around in the 60s have never heard of him even though this giant of a man is often referred to as “Mr SAAB”.

    Erik was born in 1929 in Trollhattan, Sweden, not far from the SAAB factory, but at that time the factory was only producing aircraft. Erik was 20 when production of the first SAAB cars started.  His first passion was motorbikes, he bought a Norton 500 new when he was 18 from Nystrom’s where he was working. Pelle Nystrom was the Norton importer for Sweden. At weekends he took part in hillclimbs, motorcross, road racing and, during the winter, ice track racing.

     
  • Motorsport

    The SAAB Owners Club recognises the importance of the Motorsport heritage of the marque and provides sponsorship to those members of the club who are competing in Motorsport at various levels.

    SAAB cars have been competing in motorsport since the early days of production. Many successes were achieved through drivers such as Club President, Erik Carlsson. This success continues today through Club competitors.

    Club members are competing in, Historic Road Rallies, Historic Stage Rallies, Classic Runs, Sprints, Hillclimbs and many other forms of the sport.

    For more information on the Club activities in Motorsport contact Richard Simpson

     

    Click HERE for details of the Club Sponsorship Scheme.

    Who is Erik Carlsson? - Click HERE to find out.

     

     
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  • Dragon Saab Branch

    Dragon Saab are the South Wales regional group

    We are a group of Saab enthusiasts who are passionate for all Saab cars from the earliest two stroke models to latest modern Saabs. In fact as a car club we are passionate about all forms of motoring.

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  • West Midlands and Warwickshire Saab

    Come and join us at our monthly meet and chat with like minded individuals about all things Saab.

    All meetings will take place at the Stonebridge Island Toby Carvery (CV7 7HL) just off the A45/A446/A452 roundabout and the meetings tend to start at about 19:45.

    All welcome, we look forward to seeing you there.

    Location : Stonebridge Island Toby Carvery, CV7 7HL.
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